To see how technology has been affecting our lifestyle, we first have to enumerate the advances in technology that have changed our view of the world. Some of the fields that have advanced are as follows:
- Information Technology
- Communication Technology
- Smartphone Technology
- Transport Technology
- War Technology
- Medical Technology
- Gaming Technology
Now we will see how each of these fields is affecting our lifestyle.
With the rise of the internet, information regarding anything is now in the hands of the common man. This affects the lifestyle of a common man in a variety of ways. Today, if you have a query about anything, surf the internet, and your question is answered.
With the dispersion of mobile phones in the hands of the common man, a new era of communication has begun. Now you can instantly talk to your loved ones, relatives, business partners, or anyone with a mobile in your hand. This has changed the lifestyle of a common man.
A smartphone is one step forward than a mobile phone. With the connectivity of the internet, smartphones now have applications that glamorize communication to the next level. With a smartphone in your hand, you have the whole world in your hand.
With the network of roads, rails, and routes of aeroplanes and ships, the face of Mother Earth has changed. Now everything and everyplace is in the reach of man. This has dramatically changed the lifestyle of a common man.
As for the improvement in weapon technology and war strategies, a common man’s lifestyle has drastically changed.
Now in the mind of a common man, there is a constant fear of war, which has altered the decision making and thinking and hence the perspective of life.
With the advancement in medical technology and treatment facilities, people’s average life expectancy is increased drastically. Now, in the world, there are more old people than ever before. With the increasing age, older people have a different lifestyle.
The gaming industry has seen the improvement of leaps and bounds with recent technological innovation. At first, the games were only time killer and amusement, but now games have become an addiction and are adversely affecting our lifestyle.
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